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Karl Strauss'

1157 Columbia St, San Diego, CA 92101-3511
+1 619-234-2739
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From the long bar and raised dining area, guests at this busy and popular microbrewery and restaurant view the brew kettle and shiny fermenters.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
1 week ago
“Great food, great beer”
7 Oct 2017
“Wonderful evening at the brewpub!!”
1157 Columbia St, San Diego, CA 92101-3511
+1 619-234-2739
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly staff, quick service. Wonderful shrimp and grits. Peanut butter Porter is fantastic! The server kept bringing us tastes of other beers. Most of them were delicious. Whatever your beer tastes are, I'm sure you'll find a favorite.

Thank Charlie G
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Last minute choice for dinner after a busy day of sightseeing. My husband is a craft beer freak, so this fit the bill perfectly. Excellent & friendly service by all staff, including a pleasant chat about the beer. Wine & cocktails are available for those...More

Thank Patti1_13
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Had a very pleasant meal here with good service and good beer! The restaurant was close to our hotel, the Westin on Broadway.

Thank MamaToto
Reviewed 1 October 2017

This is a quality place. From the ambience, to the beer, to the bar food and to the service, this place exudes quality without breaking the bank. Nice one.

Thank Youie1966
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

What a consistent product! Outstanding food and beer. I have been coming here since they opened. Always great food, atmosphere and service. Tonight Leo out did himself in service as well as did the kitchen. They put together a great house salad and a perfect...More

Thank CaptainDaleH
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped in on a whim as we love microbrews. What a great place! Beer selection albeit only their brews was diverse and perfect for any palate. Only had the Brussel sprouts and they were on point.

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

We went to this restaurant for lunch as it is a very short walk from the BW Bayside Inn. This place makes its own beer. My friend enjoyed the dark beer from the brewery. The food was also good. I had the fish and chips...More

Thank 2torontotraveller
Reviewed 3 May 2016

I was staying at one of the nearby hotels on a business trip and wanted something in walking distance. Not many options. So I walked into this place kind of by default. A great experience. The wait staff was very friendly, very attentive and fast....More

Thank Back_Spasm
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

The food was just so-so. I was a bit disappointed. I liked the atmosphere, but the club sandwich was overpriced and just boring. The turkey was too thick (think turkey dinner kind of thick) and the sandwich was too big to be put together, so...More

Thank OptionRight
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Stopped by to grab a lunch bite to eat while enjoying the sites of San Diego. Our server Laura was great, took good care of us. We started off with beers Aurora Hoppyalis and Tower 10 IPA, both were very good. We ordered the Ahi...More

Thank akdeepdiver
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